This article examines the role that Keweenaw women played in the strikes taking place in the local copper mines. The all male miners strike was initially plagued by negative public image thank to unnecessary violence, and the presence of female strikers exacerbated this tense scenario. The female picketers brought new tactics to the scenario and acted in a manner that shattered traditional gender stereotypes.
"Female Agitators: The Women of the 1913-1914 Keweenaw Copper Strike,"
Upper Country: A Journal of the Lake Superior Region: Vol. 6, Article 5.
Available at: https://commons.nmu.edu/upper_country/vol6/iss1/5